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Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-21-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,681
Posted By xwonderboy85x
I decided to go with iResQ. To make sure the...

I decided to go with iResQ. To make sure the whole thing was as worry-free as possible, I decided to go with the three-way shipping option. The total came to $239, still the cheapest option I've...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-18-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,681
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Thanks for all the replies. I'm very curious...

Thanks for all the replies.

I'm very curious to try the install myself, but it's my wife's laptop and I'd feel terrible if I effed it up.

If this were my computer, I'd dive right in... I'm...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-01-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,681
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Thanks! Obviously iResQ is the cheapest by...

Thanks!

Obviously iResQ is the cheapest by quite a bit, which is appealing and scary at the same time.

Has anyone heard anything particularly negative about them?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-30-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,681
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Question Best bet for send-out screen repair

My wife cracked the screen on her 13 inch MacBook (don't ask how).

Now that we've got a little bit of extra cash coming our way from our tax return, we'd like to get it fixed.

As I'm sure you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-22-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Okay, yeah... I was thinking about doing either...

Okay, yeah... I was thinking about doing either 120gb or 160gb for my 80gb hard drive.
Good to know. Thanks.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-22-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Is there an optimal amount of space to give Time...

Is there an optimal amount of space to give Time Machine?
I have an 80gb PowerBook and a 240gb external and I'm wondering how large to make my Time Machine partition.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-22-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Utilizing superdrive of another machine

My PowerBook doesn't have a superdrive, however I need to burn some DVDs. Is it at all possible to connect my laptop to a Mac Pro with a superdrive and burn from my PowerBook?

I'm not necessarily...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-22-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 16,419
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Optimal iMovie HD settings for YouTube

I use iMovie HD. I really envy the export to YouTube option on iMovie '08, but that isn't an option because the program won't run on my PowerBook G4.

I'm having trouble figuring out the best...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-03-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By xwonderboy85x
I have seen those YouTube videos, and was under...

I have seen those YouTube videos, and was under the impression that almost all of them were Apple Multi-Touch testers.
I do think you're right about the coverage of the patents, though.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-03-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Question How is Msft's Surface NOT a patent infringement on Multi-Touch?!

Take a look at this:
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2007/10/02/vanmarsh.uk.the.surface.cnn

How in the world can they do this when Apple's Multi-Touch is supposedly so armored in patents?...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-19-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By xwonderboy85x
From what I've heard, Macs (unlike their PC...

From what I've heard, Macs (unlike their PC counterparts) are not exactly made to be shut down regularly. Apparently Macs perform automated routine maintenance tasks during sleep times that they are...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-19-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 665
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Cosmetic Repairs

My PowerBook G4 is going on the two and a half year mark. Though I take excellent care of it, I do take advantage of its portability and bring it places other than my home desk. In this...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-24-2007, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,174
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Actually the Creatures are about $25 cheaper......

Actually the Creatures are about $25 cheaper... so I guess I want to know if the Logitech's are worth the extra $25.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-24-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,174
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Logitech z-41s or JBL Creature IIs?

I want some 2.1 speakers... something decent sounding but not overly expensive. I think I've narrowed it down to these two systems. They're comparable in price, but I think the Logitech's have better...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-12-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By xwonderboy85x
I have considered that, however I would rather...

I have considered that, however I would rather buy an external drive that is already in an enclosure for two reasons: warranty and the fact that the company making it has engineered the enclosure to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-12-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By xwonderboy85x
I've heard some negative things in the past about...

I've heard some negative things in the past about Lacie drives, though...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-10-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Yeah, that's what I've discovered myself. I was...

Yeah, that's what I've discovered myself. I was more looking for an educated guess... I want to get an external hard drive now, but I don't want to get one and wish I'd gotten a bigger one later.
...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 01-10-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By xwonderboy85x
I agree with taking the time to mess around and...

I agree with taking the time to mess around and figure out what you like... if you have the time to do it.

Personally, I stick with .mp3 files because I feel less inhibited by possible DRM issues...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-10-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Okay, thanks... anybody else have an opinion? ...

Okay, thanks... anybody else have an opinion?

My next question would be should I go with the 160gb or the 250gb. The 250gb miniStack has twice the cache and it's only $20 more, so I think that's...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-10-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Question about Time Machine

I was wondering if anyone can answer a question I have about Time Machine.

If I have an 80 gb hard drive in my G4 PowerBook, how large of an external hard drive will I need to make Time Machine...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-09-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Choosing between MyBook and miniStack ext. hdd

Right now I'm trying to decide between the following two external hard drives:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16822136022

http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/ministack/

They...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-27-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Thanks for the input... shuffle?

Yeah, the shuffle would have been good, except for the redesign is much more a music player and much less a flash drive. The older version seemed to be very much usable as a drive, but now that...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 09-26-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Windows to Mac Playlist transfers?

My girlfriend recently switched from a shatty Dell desktop to a sexy new MacBook. We've successfully transferred her her files via ethernet cable, including music.
The problem is that she had...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-26-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Flash Drive Recommendations

I am looking for a recommendation for a solid, small, fast USB 2.0 flash drive that is 1gb in capacity.

I used to think that as long as you went with a decent brand name, you were fine, but after...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-14-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 515
Posted By xwonderboy85x
Exclamation Cruzer Micro 512mb: PowerBook Issues

I have a 12" Al G4 PowerBook running 1.33ghz and 1.25gb ram w/ 80gb hdd.

About two years ago I purchased a Cruzer Micro 512mb. I love everything about this drive (size, construction, price and...
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